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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes Screening-WHITE FEMALES

How long has it been since you had your last blood test for high sugar or diabetes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 3 years 3 to 5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,909 3,230 82.3 80.8-83.8 256 6.5 5.6- 7.5 423 11.2 10.0-12.5
AGE
18-24 134 119 88.8 80.2-93.9 11 9.2 4.5-17.8 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2
25-34 523 428 83.4 79.5-86.7 52 9.2 6.7-12.4 43 7.4 5.2-10.4
35-44 714 510 72.8 68.6-76.5 69 9.2 7.0-12.1 135 18.0 14.9-21.7
45-54 798 635 79.2 75.4-82.6 57 6.2 4.6- 8.4 106 14.5 11.6-18.1
55-64 713 599 83.2 79.6-86.3 37 5.8 4.0- 8.3 77 11.1 8.6-14.1
65-74 560 516 92.9 90.0-95.1 16 1.9 1.1- 3.2 28 5.2 3.3- 8.1
75+ 453 409 90.6 87.0-93.3 14 3.1 1.7- 5.6 30 6.3 4.1- 9.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 464 411 89.0 85.1-91.9 17 3.1 1.8- 5.3 36 7.9 5.4-11.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,116 917 81.3 78.2-84.1 77 6.8 5.2- 8.9 122 11.9 9.6-14.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,100 902 81.5 78.4-84.2 71 6.1 4.6- 7.9 127 12.4 10.2-15.2
College Graduate 1,228 999 81.8 79.1-84.2 91 7.7 6.1- 9.7 138 10.5 8.7-12.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 323 85.5 80.2-89.6 23 5.9 3.6- 9.7 29 8.6 5.4-13.3
$15,000- 24,999 570 475 84.7 80.8-87.9 34 5.5 3.6- 8.3 61 9.8 7.3-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 423 343 80.5 75.4-84.7 27 6.7 4.2-10.4 53 12.8 9.4-17.2
$35,000- 49,999 534 427 79.1 74.4-83.1 42 8.2 5.8-11.4 65 12.7 9.5-16.9
$50,000-74,999 543 457 84.6 80.6-87.9 36 6.3 4.3- 9.3 50 9.1 6.6-12.3
$75,000+ 605 469 76.9 72.7-80.7 49 7.6 5.5-10.4 87 15.4 12.2-19.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,258 1,077 85.4 82.8-87.6 66 5.6 4.2- 7.4 115 9.0 7.2-11.2
No 2,590 2,103 81.1 79.1-82.9 185 6.8 5.8- 8.1 302 12.1 10.6-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 53 78.0 64.3-87.5 5 6.6 2.6-16.1 10 15.4 7.5-28.9
Non-Veteran 3,826 3,164 82.4 80.9-83.8 250 6.5 5.6- 7.5 412 11.1 9.9-12.4
Currently Serving 12 10 78.9 39.6-95.5 1 4.6 0.6-27.7 1 16.5 2.4-61.1

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*Asked only of respondents that have ever had blood test for high sugar/diabetes.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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